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My Favorite Agile Methodologies Applied to Project Management

I don’t come from an agile software background. Most of my professional experience has been part of standard waterfall based schedules and planning, where you have everything pre-planned out – a schedule showing “exact” start and stop dates for each task and quantified process to capture earned value against your performed work. Now, at Nebbia, ...

By |2018-11-14T12:03:13+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Lift-and-shift on-premises SQL Server database to Azure Cloud

As a consultant who primarily deals with the Azure cloud and DevOps, I often get to meet software team stakeholders who, for a myriad variety of reasons, still haven't migrated to the cloud. The fastest route to get an on-premises system to the cloud, is popularly known as lift-and-shift. "Lift and shift ...

By |2018-11-07T11:20:10+00:00November 7th, 2018|

Effective Code — Interfaces

One of the benefits of regularly designing software systems here at Nebbia Technology is having the first-hand experience of what works and what doesn’t across a vast spectrum of technologies.  With every project that we engage, our knowledge and insights gained from previous experiences allow us to deliver solutions that not only make technological sense, ...

By |2018-11-14T11:26:21+00:00October 31st, 2018|

Stop Searching for Truth

How many places do you need to search to understand your company's own software? I'm sure you have some kind of user-facing documentation or some form of presentable details that your users can work off of. That doesn't describe your database schema. It doesn't go into the API endpoints available for your partners wanting to ...

By |2018-10-26T18:10:41+00:00October 26th, 2018|

Microservices – 3 mistakes your teams could avoid

As Azure and DevOps consultants, we have the privilege of helping organizations deliver greater value by streamlining their processes. So how do we do that? By helping organizations become more Agile by moving them to the cloud, helping them build cloud-native apps, and introducing DevOps practices to refine the process and acquire meaningful feedback. Often ...

By |2018-10-18T10:49:34+00:00October 17th, 2018|

Understanding Portfolio Management with Azure Boards

Ever since the inception of Team Foundation Server (TFS), there has been a need to harmonize its usage with ongoing portfolio management efforts by a PMO (Project Management Office) team going on in bigger companies. In the beginning, the only out-of-the-box way of integrating with tools used by PMOs was to use the Microsoft Project ...

By |2018-10-08T20:34:12+00:00October 4th, 2018|

The Importance of Aligning Business and Technology

I think it is safe to say that “DevOps,” “Automation,” and “Azure” (or insert your cloud of choice), are well beyond the buzzword phase and now a way of life for both individuals and organizations.  Maybe you have successfully led your organization to achieve an ideal state, maybe you have been talking about it for ...

By |2018-09-28T10:01:39+00:00September 28th, 2018|

Azure Adoption Strategies Workshop

Join us Tuesday, November 6th at the Microsoft office in Tampa, Florida for our upcoming workshop: Azure Adoption Strategies! This will be an expert-led session that will include hands-on experiences with Azure, as well as discussions with our team and your peers related to ways that you can get to the Cloud successfully. There are a ...

By |2018-09-20T08:46:58+00:00September 20th, 2018|